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State of Happiness

by Petter Næss, Pål Jackman Series

Summer 1969: When drilling off the coast of Norway remains unsuccessful, the ambitious oil company employee Jonathan is sent to the port town of Stavanger to end the cooperation. However, due to the poor fishing results and the economic crisis, the inhabitants there are still holding out for an oil find. Also for newly engaged diver Christian the demolition of the rig would mean losing his job. Jonathan finally settles on one last attempt to find a source of black gold... Filmed in a 60’s style, the innovative drama series STATE OF HAPPINESS tells of the greatest oil discovery in history and its impact on the lives of all those involved. (In competition)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Country, Year: Norway, Belgium, 2018
  • Runtime: 44 Min
  • Languages: Norwegian, English
  • Subtitles: English
  • Directors: Petter Næss, Pål Jackman
  • Cast: Bart Edwards, Anne Regine Ellingsæter, Amund Harboe, Malene Wadel
  • Screenplay: Mette M. Bølstad
  • Cinematography: Lars Vestergaard
  • Editors: Erik Thorvald Aster, Perry Eriksen, Zaklina Stojcevska
  • Music: Ginge Anvik
  • Producers: Synnøve Hørsdal, Ales Ree, Tone Rønning, Jan De Clercq, Tim Martens
  • Production Companies: Maipo Film, Lunanime
  • World Sales: DR Sales
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